Why was it a good idea for Robert Peel to repeal the Corn Law? Would his decision be viewed iin later years as a stroke of genius or an error in judgment.
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Robert Peel believed that many of Britain's ills were the result of a stagnant economy. He argued. "Something effectual must be done to revive the languishing commerce and manufacturing industry of this country ... We must make this country a cheap country for living."
Peel believed in free trade which was being hampered by the protectionist Corn Laws. Therefore it was a good idea to repeal the laws to open up free ...
The solution discusses whether it was a good idea for Robert Peel to repeal the Corn Law and whether it was a stroke of genius or an error in judgment.